Marjorie H. Brainard

Marjorie H. Brainard, 69, of Bruce Porn Road, Stamford, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2008 at her residence.
She was born in the Town of Gilboa on September 20, 1938, the daughter of Miles and Hazel Brownell Kohler. She married Floyd “Pudge” Brainard August 9, 1958 at Gilboa. He died June 5, 2006.
For 33 years Marjorie worked in the cafeteria doing the cooking at the Gilboa Central School. She was a lifelong resident of Gilboa and a member of the United Methodist Church of Gilboa.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Diane Bevins, Stamford; a grandson, Ryan Hatch; two sisters, Marie Talarico, Ormond Beach, FL, and Ellen Bovie, Gilboa; two brothers, Miles Kohler, Roxbury and Karl Kohler, South Carolina; sisters-in-law, Marguerite Tuthill and Rosie Riordan; a brother-in-law, Daniel Underwood and Marjorie’s beloved dog, Bridget.
She was predeceased by a brother, Lewis Kohler, and a sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Underwood.
A memorial service was conducted on Monday, Jan. 14 at the United Methodist Church, Gilboa with Rev. Dottie Morris and Rev. Richard Dykstra officiating. Committal services will be held at the Gilboa cemetery in the spring.
Donations in her name may be made to the Methodist Church, Gilboa or the Catskill Area Hospice.
Arrangements were by the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.